Garage Extension Costs: 2023 Prices (UK Guide)

Garages are one of those property essentials that you already own or wish you owned. In the UK, we use them for storing vehicles, bicycles and almost anything you can think of. However, often their size is too small to be useful for anything except storage. Then, it’s time to spend some money to extend … Read more

Does White Spirit Remove Silicone Sealant? [Yes! Here’s How]

Silicone sealant is a durable, flexible sealant that can last for years with proper care. However, even the best sealants can fail over time and need replacement. Or you may have a seal with a sloppy application, leaving sealant where it shouldn’t be. In any case, silicone sealant is easy to remove with materials you … Read more

How To Fill Gaps In Floorboards: 3 Ways To Seal Your Floors (UK)

Having a few gaps in your floorboards during the cooler months is very common. However, sometimes these gaps no longer close up when the weather gets warmer and more humid. If you have constant gaping in your floorboards, you may want to consider filling them in.  A mix of dust and resin is an easy … Read more

8 Disadvantages of Karndean Flooring: UK Guide [Cons]

Karndean flooring is a brand name for luxury vinyl tile or LVT. It’s primarily composed of limestone, polyvinyl chloride, and various pigments.  It mimics the look of other types of flooring, such as natural stone and hardwood. This type of flooring has plenty of benefits, such as durability, versatility, and customisability. It’s warm underfoot, has … Read more

Bungalow Extension Cost UK: Save In 2023

Many people in the UK want more living space but don’t want the hassle and expense of moving house. The money-saving solution is to build an extension to your existing home. By careful planning, you can often provide as much space as you need for yourself and your family by creating either a loft conversion … Read more

Rotten Floorboard Replacement Costs: 2023 UK Guide Prices

Many houses in the UK tend to have solid wood floorboards. Although these usually last for years when installed correctly, many older properties suffer from poor building practices, such as poor ventilation and excessive moisture, causing the wood to rot. Therefore, before flooring issues get out of hand and the wood falls apart from rot, … Read more

Empty Septic Tank Costs: 2023 Price Guide (UK)

Photo: Sustainable Sanitation Alliance Secretariat / Flickr / CC BY 2.0 Many rural areas of the UK don’t have mains drainage due to remoteness or local geography. So, it’s normal for properties in these regions to use a private septic tank rather than pay a water company to remove and treat wastewater. This purpose-built container … Read more

CCTV Drain Survey Cost: Save In 2023

Good drainage is essential for the average UK home. And, you and your family need foul water drainage underground and running freely. Blocked drains containing sewage or surface water run-off are expensive to remedy if you don’t know the location of the blockage or collapse and what to do when you find it.  The solution … Read more

Roof Repair Cost: How To Save In 2023 (7 Factors)

A roof is an essential part of a house. Unfortunately, it also has the most exposure to the weather while having the least maintenance until it’s too late.  In the UK, re-roofing and repair costs in 2023 can be costly, and the best way to save money is to ensure you keep roof maintenance up … Read more